You’ve likely heard the sad statistic that up to 40% of US food goes straight to the landfill. Meanwhile, 1 in 8 Americans go hungry every day, yet even the wealthy don’t meet their daily fruit and vegetable needs. Fortunately, programs such as IDP (Imperfectly Delicious Produce), exist and...
 

The purpose of nutrition month is to help the public become aware of the importance of good nutrition and a healthful eating plan.
 

Looking for compelling nutrition posters to brighten your walls with motivation and education? You have come to the right place!
 
Cooking, Kids

Salad is the biggest "food group" in our recipe categories - we have 100 salads in our new Celebrate Salad eCookbook. Here are 12 plated salad presentation ideas from a professional chef whose passion is to cook healthy and make a lot of salads.
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The latest romaine lettuce scare has left many of us wondering, “what’s going on with the greens”? This is the second Thanksgiving that many of us left salad off the menu. It’s a legitimate concern. E-coli is a serious food-borne illness and we need to heed the advice of “when in doubt, throw it out”, ... Eat greener over the holidays!
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Peppers are not just another pretty vegetable. Packed with vitamin C and water, they can be added to at least a dozen different dishes to boost color, taste, and texture. Beyond vitamin C, red bell peppers contain the antioxidant capsanthin, which gives them their bright red color while yellow...
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We published a wreath like this over 10 years ago and it has thousands of visits. Our long-time reader Barbara Rice, MS, RD, asked us to send her the link and I thought I should update it. Here is the photo or our new wreath. This delicious recipe was...